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Juliet’s initial career of 20 years was in banking. After years of battling chronic illness, and being a top sales person in banking, Juliet lead many underperforming bank branches to become top in sales. She was also instrumental in introducing the profiling of the bank’s high value clients.

As a psychologist and long term multi trauma patient with experience of the health care sector at just about every level of care, Kathy offers a unique perspective of health care that is based on both professional and personal experience. It is a perspective that few other speakers can offer.

In today’s fast-paced life, there is often little time to focus on the essentials that enable you to function at your peak. Kim's sessions are packed with information to enable people to liberate themselves from the myths and misconceptions surrounding fitness and nutrition.

Kim has had a long career in radio with time also spent in television. With her background in journalism, her forte' is in interviewing and getting to the heart of the subject. Kim is an excellent debater and facilitator.

Former Miss New Zealand and familiar face on New Zealand television

Laurie has established himself as a leading seminar presenter and authority on the implementation into companies of sales and credit policies and procedures, staff development training and industry information.

All Black from 1971 to 1976. All Black coach from 1992 to 1995.

An interesting seminar on self check-ups. Leigh runs the life balance seminar which is based on understanding and embracing the principals of work / life balance.

Lindsey Dawson is an award-winning magazine editor who has created three major women's titles in her career - More, Next and Grace.

Lisa Er began her food business making hummus at home for family and friends. At that time she was teaching part time and her youngest of three sons had just started school. Now she employees 30 staff and her products are sold in 92% of New Zealand’s supermarkets. The company boasts a 42% value share of the chilled dips market. Lisa’s story tells of how she grew a business from a great recipe.

Lorraine Smith is a high profile Auckland based criminal lawyer specialising in Murder, Manslaughter; sexual violation; violent assaults; all drug charges; fraud; burglary; drink driving and limited licences down to charges of disorderly behaviour. She has over 30 years experience in criminal law and acts for client on a legally aided and private basis. She was the lawyer of Chris Kahui who was found not guilty after the jury sat for only ten minutes. Lorraine has been admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor by the Supreme Court in New Zealand and by the Supreme Courts in Victoria and Sydney in Australia.

For over twenty years she worked at TVNZ as a newsreader and weather presenter.

Mark Weldon was a distinguished scholar, Olympic swimmer and a successful businessman, all before the age of 40. Between endless laps of Olympic-sized swimming pools, he managed to complete several degrees in law, commerce and the arts from Auckland and Columbia Universities. He has worked as an attorney and management consultant in New York, and in 2005 received a Sir Peter Blake leadership award.

Martin hosts his own sports radio show, was a regular panellist on "Game of Two Halves" and in 2010 hosted TVNZ's coverage of the Football World Cup in South Africa and in 2011 was named Sports Broadcaster of the Year.

Martin Snedden is an in demand keynote speaker, sharing his internationally acclaimed success story from the RWC 2011.

Sports speaker and America’s cup journalist.

He uses real life examples to show the things that work and the things that don't work. Martz gives great take home value.

Highly experienced sales trainer and speaker in the area of sales, motivation, networking, personality profiling and the ‘fit’ for the job, career and personal development.

Mary Quin was one of a group of 16 tourists taken hostage in Yemen by local militants. Mary’s dramatic escape during a gun battle between the militants and the Yemen army, in which four tourists were killed and two wounded, made headline news around the world.

Mary-Alice Arthur developed and launched the concept of Event Tourism and initiated and managed the internationally recognised KiwiHost customer service programme over its first five years.

Former Maori All Black and NZ Sevens Rugby Captain, Matua is also a commentator on Maori Televisions "Code" . Owner of the most famous dreads in rugby.

Maurice Williamson has been in Parliament since 1987. He was Auckland Toastmasters Club Communicator of the Year in 1993

Has more than 25 years experience in business and IT, often blending the two to identify strategic opportunities for the use of technology. He is a business strategist, a marketing specialist, a business mentor, an entrepreneur, and an investor.

She has extensive first-hand experience in building teams and developing business strategies, and a high awareness of social responsibility in business with a penchant for entrepreneurship and innovation.

Is best known for her achievements as chief executive of Women’s Refuge, spearheading a highly successful funding programme. With a wealth of management, business and community experience she is a challenging and inspirational speaker, with a passionate concern for quality leadership in New Zealand.

Michael Laws has had a varied career as an MP, a mayor, a radio host, an author of three books and a columnist. Sometimes controversial, always honest - Michael calls it as he sees it.

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